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Foundations (selection)

A host of foundations have committed themselves to the advancement of research in Germany. They fund individual projects, offer prizes as well as award scholarships and publication grants. Their assistance is not limited to established scientists and scholars, but is also provided to early-stage researchers. The database of the Association of German Foundations ( provides a comprehensive overview of all the foundations active in Germany.

Foundation-funded projects at Heidelberg University are mapped in the research database.


Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung (Ger)

Athenaeum Stiftung - Dietrich Götze Stiftung

Baden-Württemberg Stiftung (Ger)

Bertelsmann Stiftung

Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung (Ger)


Curt-Engelhorn-Stiftung (Ger)

Daimler and Benz Foundation

Deutsche Bank Foundation (Ger)

Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (Ger)

Deutsche Telekom Stiftung

Dietmar Hopp Stiftung (Ger)

Emil und Arthur Kießling Stiftung (Ger)

Fritz Thyssen Foundation

Gerda Henkel Foundation

German Foundation for Peace Research

German Institute for International Educational Research

Geschwister-Supp-Stiftung (Ger)

Gesellschaft der Freunde der Universität Heidelberg (Ger)

Gisela und Reinhold Häcker Stiftung (Ger)

Günter Reimann-Dubbers Stiftung (Ger)

Hans L. Merkle-Stiftung (Ger)

Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)


Hengstberger Foundation

Hertie Foundation

Klaus Tschira Stiftung (Ger)

Manfred Lautenschläger-Stiftung (Ger)

Marga und Kurt Möllgaard-Stiftung (Ger)

Max Weber Foundation

Robert Bosch Stiftung

Stadt Heidelberg Stiftung (Ger)

Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

Stiftung Kulturgut Baden-Württemberg (Ger)

Stiftung Mercator

Stiftung Universität Heidelberg (Ger)

Viktor und Sigrid Dulger-Stiftung

Volkswagen Foundation

Zeit-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius


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